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Historical Events In 1609

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Jan 21   Joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68 in the year 1609.  

Jan 31   Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.  

Feb 07   In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies  

Feb 10   In the year 1609 john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   In the year 1609 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

Feb 28   On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 12   Bermuda becomes an English colony in the year 1609.  

Mar 16   On this day in history michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist in the year 1609.  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.  

Mar 22   On this day in history john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)  

Mar 25   Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa in the year 1609.  

Apr 06   In the year 1609 henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.  

Apr 09   Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.  

May 16   In the year 1609 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

May 20   Shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe on this day in history.  

May 23   Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place in the year 1609.  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried in the year 1609.  

Jun 17   In the year 1609 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant  

Jun 28   On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.  

Jul 06   Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 10   On this day in history catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League  

Jul 15   In the year 1609 annibale Carracci, painter, dies  

Jul 20   Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 20   Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 in the year 1609.  

Jul 27   On this day in history heinrich Pape, composer  

Jul 28   Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.  

Jul 28   In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised  

Aug 07   Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1609.  

Aug 08   Venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope in the year 1609.  

Aug 25   In the year 1609 galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

Aug 25   Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1609

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 10   In the year 1609 birth of john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Michael Franck, composer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history birth of frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) was born in the year 1609.  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) was born on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history birth of ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands  

Jul 27   Heinrich Pape, composer was born in the year 1609.  

Famous Deaths In 1609

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

Feb 07   Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies in the year 1609.  

Feb 17   In the year 1609 death of ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549)  

Feb 28   In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 25   On this day in history death of olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557)  

Apr 04   Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526) died on this day in history.  

May 15   Giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried died on this day in history.  

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